BUTLER, H.M., ESQ.
Neg. No: (GP) 7977
Neg. Size: 12"x10"
Neg. Date: 14-06-1923
(Mr. H.M. Butler) Ironmaster and engineer; M.P. (C) North Leeds (1922-23);
(Mrs. H.M. Butler) Daughter of Edward Scofield, of Sandringham; m. (1881) Hugh Myddleton Butler.
Date: 14 June 1923.
Occasion: The Court, 14 June 1923: Mrs. H.M. Butler presented by the Acting Mistress of the Robes, the Duchess of Devonshire, and herself presented her daughters - Miss Gabrielle Butler and Mrs. Gerard Harries.
Location: The Lafayette Studio, 160 New Bond Street, London, W.
Costume: Court dress:
(Mrs. H.M. Butler) "A draped gown of grey and gold embroidered marocain with a train of mist-blue beauté, veiled in blue chiffon and bordered with gold lace"; (Miss G. Butler) "A gown of yellow crepe romain embroidered in gold and diamanté. A train of gold tissue, lined with flame-coloured chiffon and trimmed with gold lace"; (Mrs. G. Harries) "A gown of white satin beauté draped with white chiffon and embroidered in crystal and diamanté. A train of anemone pink georgette, finished with bands of crystal beads" (see: The Times, 16 June 1923, p 8d-e).
velvet court dress, new style x 1.
Costume Supplier: (Ladies' dresses) Machinka, Dover Street, London, W.
Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop; armchair.
Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 160 New Bond Street, London.
Evidence of photographer at work: -
No of poses: 3.
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Biog: (Mr. H.M. Butler) Who's Who.
Occasion: The Times, 16 June 1923, p 8a.
Costume: (Ladies' dresses) The Times, 16 June 1923, p 8d-e; (Male court dress, new style) Herbert A.P. Trendell (ed.), Dress and Insignia Worn at His Majesty's Court, London, 1921.
Costume Supplier: (Ladies' dresses) The Times, 16 June 1923, p 8d-e.